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're watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. >> new laws going into effect statewide. we have a live report straight ahead and what you need to know before heading out the door. and the dream keeps ongoing. the orioles clinched the spot for the playoffs. but they are not done yet. they have a series down in tampa how it could affect the playoff race in just days to come. and christmas just around the corner and have you thought about shopping yet? if not do not worry. we have the run down of the hot toys your little ones will likely ask santa for coming up on this monday october 1st. good morning i am charley crowson. thanks for joining us. megan is off today. but lynette is in house with a check of the forecast. and lynette, things are changing. >> yeah. they are. we will start out with a dense fog advisory going until 10 for areas shaded in gray and frederick county is under -- is one of the counties under them. going throughout the day today, it will slowly but surely begin to burn off but we will be dealing with cloudy conditions outside this morning. an
out and load the kid into the backseat there's a new law to know about. i am linda so. how it could change the way kids ride in the back seat. >> we have chilly temperaturesout there this morning with them in the 40s in a lot of spots. we will ha a warmup mock into the picture. -- moving into the picture. i will tell you when coming up. >> reporter: we are dealing with congestion on 695 at old court road and several accidents across the region. i will have all the details coming up on good morning maryland. (bell rings) hi. yes? you know those delicious granola bunches oney bunches of oats? i love those. we've added more to every box. really? wow! honey bunches of oats. make your day bunches better. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mission for
. >>> a number of new laws go on the books this morning. some could affect you. what you need to know before heading out the door this morning. also, police in tennessee are trying to solve a history. they want to know what happened to two children they thought had died in a house fire. those stories and much more coming up on -- coming up on this monday october 1st. good morning. i am charley crowson. megan is off today but we begin with a check of the forecast and lynette joins us. storms plew through a after they -- blue threw and after they left it's chilly. >> and with the moisture trapped at the ground a dense fog advisory for points westward of frederick. so you are going to be dealing with some foggy conditions and dense fog and pappy fog across the area. so take it easy as you head out and about. right now, charley was talking about the chilly temperatures. look at 48 degrees in jessup owings mills. we should be at 5 # for this time of the year. temperatures are on the -- 5 # for this time of the year. temperatures are on the -- 53 for this time of the year. temperatures are on the
>> parentslins you. new laws going -- parents license up. new laws going into effect and your child may not seated right in the car. we will tell you all about it. and the second year was in question but looks like engines are revving and we are heading for a third grand prix in downtown baltimore. details ahead and the win by the orioles and a loss by the angels puts the birds someplace they haven't been in 15 years. reaction this morning as the o's take place of the playoff spot it's monday october 1st. i am charley crowson. megan is off. and lauren is here with the road and lynette has the weather. and the jy hardy bobble doll -- jj hardy bobble doll. >> reporter: way to go orioles i can't believe it but it's exciting. >> it's exciting. >> a lot of things going on on the roads fog is a big issue. >> reporter: you hit some in howard county. >> yeah coming up. >> reporter: i hate lot of bel air road from bel air to kingsville and towson. >> you said it is worse. >> a dense fog advisory we will talk about. also very cool temperatures out there this morning. take the jacket and let's
straight ahead. and from child seats to your facebook passwords new laws go into effect today and we are making sure you are prepared and everything you need to know before you walk out the door on this monday. it's october 1st. good morning. i am charley crowson. come on. ladies. join me. it's an lc sandwich. >> we planned it. >> with jj hardy. this is the bobble head. >> that's awesome how about the orioles game. >> o's game was great. >> they are incredible. >> they are fun to watch. this is the fan choice given out to those at the ball park yesterday. 6-3 win by the orioles. complete check of that and everything you need to know scamers are trying to scam some of the playoff tickets. a warning for you straight ahead. also warnings on the roads. >> yes. yes. a lot of fog out there this morning you will want to watch out for. a lot of reduced visibility. so, slow down hopefully it will dissipate. >> yeah. >> very soon. >> coming through howard county on i-70 there was a lot of fog. so you have us taken care of. >> dense fog advisory in frederick county. look at temperatures at 51 d
i.d. law from taking full effect before the presidential election. >> at the end of the day this is a victory for democrats because they can argue that no longer would the kind of voters that they want to bring to the polls are encouraged to go to the polls will be turned away. at the same time, for republicans, winning pennsylvania was always a stretch. >> reporte voters can still be asked for identification but can't be discouraged from voting or disenfranchised if they dent have the proper i.d. >> they can go ahead and vote anyway. but the safe bet is to have i.d. and speed the whole process. >> reporter: supporters of voter i.d.s say the laws weren't passed to exclude voters just to protect against voepter fraud. critics say the real issue is voter suppression, not voter fraud, pointing out nearly every state legislature that passed tougher voter i.d. laws is controlled by republicans. >> this is a victory today for the people and a loss for the scheming and lying legislators in harrisburg who thought they could hijack the presidential election. >> reporter: the judge's
beat this week is naughty officers of the law. and next up, naughty officers in their patrol car. >> like, they're just dancing. >> see what got these two in trouble, next. >>> strap it on. fire up the motor and fly along on a video that's going to go viral. it looks like a ton of when we switched to fios, we got better tv, better phone, better internet. it was like somebody like took our computer, shook all the junk out of it. we're actually getting more for our money with fios. [ male announcer ] it's time to get more for your money. upgrade to verizon fios internet, tv and phone with our best price online. just $84.99 a month, guaranteed for one year with no annual contract. there's at least three computers. [ girl 1 ] a tablet. [ woman 1 ] couple of gaming systems. we could all be running at the same time. we do not notice any dips. [ male announcer ] get tv rated #1 in customer satisfaction. and get the school year off to a great start with america's fastest, most consistent and most reliable internet. internet is absolutely imperative for school nowadays. look up this, writ
side of t law this morning, he is accused of sexually abusing two teen boys. linda so is live at county police headquarters. this is an open active investigation. >> reporter: yes, police believe ere are more victims, parents, detectives want you to look at this picture and talk with your kids if they have been in contact with this man. 23 year old, maurice cotel, owings mills, accused of sexually abusing two, 14 year old boys in the spring. one of the victims contacted police last week, and told them cotel had abused him while living with his family. the victim told police he witnessed cotel abuse a friend at his house. police say the abuse happened between may 1st and june 1st. he is a probationary firefighter and active volunteer with the landsdowne fire department, he has been suspended from both positions pending the outcome of the investigation he is held on 150,000 dollars bond. if you have information on the case or believe your child maybe a victim, call the crimes against children unit at 410- 853-3650. linda so, abc2 news. >>> two killings in less than two months ends up to
bold idea is never mind. >> reporter: the debate later turned to the president's health care law which romney said he will get rid of. >> it cuts $716 billion from medicare to pay for it. i want to put that money back. it has killed jobs. >> reporter: the president tried to bring it back to romney's own health care law which he said is quite similar. >> the governor did a program working with democrats in the state to set up what is essentially the same model. it hasn't destroyed jobs. >> reporter: there were few fireworks and even fewer surprises. both candidates were deliberate in laying out their policy points but as a result they focus on a checklist than connecting with voters. abc news denver. >> all right. you watched it, join the hot topic right now. that's the conversation on facebook. abc 2news.com/facebook. >> there is more at stake in maryland on election day than what wins the white house there. are a lot of ballot questions and some can be confusing. question four called tuition rates exemption is about letting some illegal immigrants to get in-state tuition. question
football is throwing behind support with the same sex marriage law. >> and the birds supporting the birds. this is the video you are going to share with your friends all day. i can it will you in the newsroom it has been the talk since the morning op this friday. october 5th. good morning maryland. i am charley crowson. how many times do we watch that? >> i tweeted it. i am a little late to the tweet party but i was like i have to share that with all 15 of my followers. >> you are carrying the bird thing throughout. >> that's right. >> tweet. >> all right. so a lot happening this weekend. out of town as far as our teams go, but a lot happening in town as far as the community and family. fells point festival, concerts and lynette what's the weather going to be like. >> make it 16. >> you are? >> i just followed you. >> hey, you too charley. the weather is going to be nice especially on saturday. as we go into sunday, things will begin to go downhill a bit and i mean that literally because the temperatures are going to drop and we will see some rain. speaking of the rain, we look at marylan
. >>> the law of the jungle. kill or be killed. only the strong survive. all the other things they say about the law of the jungle -- got to warn you, this video can be a little tough to watch. >> what do you see lurking in the brush? leopard. a beast! a spotted beast. >> it's a leopard, my friends. but he's not there just hanging out in the shade because he's tired. he's lurking, because he hears something a-coming. >> oh! >> oh, yes. >> no. he will -- that's the most brilliant takedown i've ever seen in the jungle. >> it's something right out of professional wrestling. a herd of impalas. not chevy impalas, impalas as in the animal come flying at this guy. he leaps suplexes one of them. this is what happens in nature. >> the deer was like, you got to be kidding? i'm going to practically run over this death machine. >> the hard part's over. just drag this guy down the road here so i can have a little lunch. >> i know the way the jungle works but it's so sad when it happens. >> it's important to keep in mind, this kind of stuff happens when the cameras aren't rolling. it happens all the time.
is right now working with local law enforcement to investigate this incident. >>> four penn state university assistant mike career career has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the university. he's claiming defamation and misrepresentation saying the university ruined his reputation while firing him while he was cooperating with the investigation against jerry sandusky. mcqueary testified that he saw sandusky in a locker room shower with a young boy in 2001. he's seeking millions of dollars ges. sandusky was convict inside june for abusing young boys during a 15-year time period. >>> in florida the search is on for a woman who was photographed, look at this, trying to take a ride on a manatee. this picture was taken on a beach near tampa and authorities say that her actions, they violate the florida manatee sanctuary act that says that people are not allowed to interfere with the animals. she now faces a misdemeanor charge. >>> is the u.s. housing market recovering? according to a cnn money survey, many economists say yes. most of those surveyed say the home prices are already
today. about 350 people are expected with backgrounds ranging from law enforcement to education and child welfare. we'll have more for you here at abc2news.com. >>> we dodged a bullet last winter by not having too much snow, that is for sure. >> what forecasters are saying we could expect to see this winter. "good morning maryland" at 5:00 begins right now. >>> homicide, that is the ruling in the death of a baltimore man last seen with police. we'll have his family's demands for justice. >>> there's good news this morning for those of you living in west baltimore. one of the fire stations slated to close is going to stay open for now. >>> and one game behind the yankees and one game to go, the orioles wrap up their regular season, but there is still so much work to be done with just nine innings remaining. we'll tell you all about that on this wednesday, october 3rd. good morning, maryland, i'm charley crowson. >> i'm megan pringle. thanks for joining us. every game counts. >> every game counts and it is a real mess when you think about it, but don't worry, we're not going t
asking people to support question four. they are telling them what the dream act is. 2011 law allows illegal immigrants to pay discounted in-state tuition price if they attend maryland scols and if their families filed tax returns. opponents push it to a referendum saying they don't deserve the break since they are not maryland citizen. the group educating maryland kids coalition says 1% of student population is made up of dreamers. >> in order for these students to be eligible for in-state tuition through the maryland dream act their family must have filed income taxes for three years before going to a maryland college. and file taxes every year they are in college. >> reporter: dream act was well received in this neighborhood. the push will continue until election day on november 6th. cheryl conner abc2 news. >>> so called popular kids thought they pulled off a prank. it backfired. now they are embarrassed on tv ne. find out what happened here. >> it is cool overhead now. spotty showers moving across the state. it is a warm up in the seven- day forecast. that's coming up. >>> 16-ye
care law, romney usually simply says this. >> if your priority is jobs, you got to get rid of obama care, and i will. >> reporter: but last night, when asked what he would replace it with? >> in fact, i do have a plan that deals with people with pre-existing conditions, that's part of my plan. >> reporter: now, we have asked the romney campaign repeatedly if under romney will would be a federal law protecting people who don't have jobs with pre-existing conditions, all allowing them to get insurance, we are told that would be turned over to the states. we hired a lip reader overnight to look at the president and mitt romney on the stage. president obama walking up to mitt romney, saying, good job, romney saying, thank you, thank you. the president saying, good, good, we'll do more of this. it would seem to appear that one of those men knew who won last nigh, diane. >> okay, david muir reporting in. time to bring in co-anchor of "good morning america," anchor of "this week," george stephanopoulos. bottom line, george, did that night affect this race for sure? >> reporter: no question
nine, romney's hair is mesmerizing. number five, i live with my mother-in-law. what do you want from me? and the number one president obama excuse. it's bush's fault. >> and you have to wonder what "saturday night live" will do this weekend. >> can't wait. looking ar
. >>> and a reminder for parents when children using safety seats in your car. starting tomorrow. a new state law gets rid of the weight exception for kids under night. the 65-pound threshold is being replaced a height restriction. any child under the age of eight manslaughter must be in a seat unless they are 4-foot 9. you can call maryland kids in safety seats if you have questions. >> that's it. watch out. a big piece of bridge that is under demolition, workers got out of the way just in time. its part of a major product that's closed a ten mile stretch of the busy 405 that links la up with the valley. work is going on and the freeway should be open just in time for bumper to bumper rush hour tomorrow morning. you caught that bridge. >> yeah. >> now, maryland's most accurate forecast. >> let's take a look at some weather in motion this is annapolis. little after ten. beautiful skies shot but then the rain came in and gusty winds, gusty winds, garret, the temperatures from the 70 mark right down in to the 50s and the shots downtown things are starting to dry out. look at the current stats at 11
you know interfering with a manatee is against the law. can't pet them? >> no. >> second degree misdemeanor. >> they take it seriously in florida. >> the sports which could end up on the chopping block at towson university. >> you may worry about facebook stealing your personal information. what a new independent investigation has found. >> they came, they danced. they're out. the latest and what can surprise you for next week coming up. >>> all right. you're coming home. date ri supplements are under fire after a report shows the labels are illegal. based on the report,ed fda said they will continue addressing the issue. >> baltimore county police said a woman gave birth to a baby boy on 695 between exsms 13 and
providence road. >>> firefighters on the wrong side of the law this morning, he is accused of sexually abusing two teen boys and linda so is live at county police headquarters. this is an open and active investigation. >> reporter: yes, police believe there are victims who have yet to come forward. detectives want you to look at the picture, if your child has come in contact with this man, talk to them. cotel of owings mills is accused of sexually abusing 2, 14 year old boys in the spring. one of the victims contacted police and said cotel abused him. the victim said he witnessed cotel abuse a friend. the abuse happened between may 1 stand june 1st. cot sl a probationary firefighter and an active volunteer with the landsdown volunteer fire department and suspended from both positions. he is held at the county detention center on 150,000 dollars bond. if you have information on this case, or believe your child may have been a victim, call the crimes against children unit, 410-853-3650. an explosion caught on camera. heavy smoke, a huge fire ball at a warehouse in winnipeg. this happened
and the president's health care reform law. while there wasn't a knockout punch by either side, some feel the president may have been too relaxed. >> this time, he seemed just a little detached at times. didn't want to be there. >> reporter: most agree romney led the debate. and after lagging in many polls, this first match-up could give him the boost he needed. >> knowing he's behind and he needs to win. and he came in and fought that fight stylistically. i think he put the president on defense a number of times. >> reporter: now, the candidates aren't wasting any time. they're getting back on the campaign trail today. and the big next week when the vice presidential candidates go one-on-one in kentucky. live in denver, brandi hitt. back to you. >> big issues and controversies in the headlines last few weeks, never mentioned last night. >> reporter: definitely. that's what's interesting, rob and paula. you talk to the analysts. and a lot of people were waiting for president obama to bring up mitt romney's past at bain capital. and that 47% comment he made over the last couple of weeks. a
yesterday. the senate has passed a replacement. without a new law, the federal government would be required to buy dairy products at inflated prices driving up what we pay at the store to more than $6 a gallon. it's always expensive. >>> and watch out for a worldwide shortage of disposable diapers all you parents out there. a factory that makes a key ingredient exploded this weekend. the super absorbent polymer. >> the "hotel transylvania," $43 million. "looper" with 21 million bucks. >> i heard good things about "looper." >>> arnold schwarzenegger on his life, secrets and lies. how he figured out that out housekeeper's son was his. >>> and a phenomenal finish on the way. a thrilling ryder cup finish that left americans stunned. [ female announcer ] think a thick cream is the only way to firm skin? challenge the need for such heavy measures with olay. regenerist micro-sculpting serum for firmer skin in 5 days. pretty heavy lifting for such a lightweight. [ female announcer ] olay regenerist. but i still have a runny nose. [ male announcer ] dayquil doesn't treat that. huh? [ male announcer
as a granddaughter-in-law and she said, we should be so lucky. >> she's fantastic. i love her. i met her about a year ago and she just, she puts you at ease when you're around her and she's just the embodiment of youthful energy. it's really inspiring. >> reporter: speaking of inspiration, taylor's new album "red" released october 22, is inspired by a familiar theme. love. she's already released one track, a take on love gone wrong "we are never ever getting back together." ♪ we are never ever ever getting back together ♪ >> reporter: it shot to number one on i tunes in 32 countries. setting records along the way. this morning on "gma" she debuted another song. >> the song we're releasing this week is the title track "red." ♪ >> reporter: you're the number one earning star 30 years old or younger, beating justin bieber, lady gaga, all of them. reportedly $56 million last year. that's a lot. >> reporter: does it feel a little intimidating sometimes or not? >> what part of it? >> reporter: it's big. >> it just doesn't feel that -- it doesn't feel like a weight. there are times when it gets really
will file a civil law suit claiming excessive force. >> people get taken down in the streets every day. they don't die. they don't have their spleens ruptured. >> reporter: the report shows fractured ribs and a rubtured spleen. we don't yet know if the officers will be charged. >> we want them fired, arrested and convicted because if a normal citizen committed homicide they would be behind bars. >> the paid vacation at taxpayers' expense should come to an end. >> cheryl conner, abc2news. >>> all new, this is a story we've been following for quite some time. the truck ten will stay open. there was talk of shutting it down because the city didn't have enough money. the mayor found the money from taxes and ticket sales from the grand prix. fire chief james clack says we are safer because of this decision. the mayor added that her administration will not take short-cuts, even in difficult times, when it comes to public safety. so the fire house will live on. >>> chris davis hit one that went from false to the -- his sixth straight game. how about the job that gonzalez did tonight. two hits
:26. if you are trapping your -- strapping your kids in be aware of a new law in effect that could be affecting you. the law requires all children under the age of 8 to ride in a child safety seat regardless of the weight until they hit a certain height requirement 4 feet 9 i. before the new law took effect kid who weighed more than 65 pounds could forgo a car seat. it is designed to keep kids safe. if you need help installing the seat and make sure you did it properly call 800-370-seat. time for a check of the forecast with lynette. >> all right. look what we have this morning. we have the dense fog advisory for areas shaded in gray. let's go to see what's going on in annapolis this morning. yes we have some clouds hovering across the area. nicerise and a few speaks of sunshine. sun-cloud mix battle it out throughout the day. temperatures in annapolis 52. it's cool this morning. and we are looking at your hour by hour forecast bumping up throughout the day but maryland most powerful radar is dry. we will see sm change in the forecast but going through the day. 72 for a high. let's
do have a school resource officer but he was in a mandatory meeting that is required by state law. >> we have teachers, of course. they're all around the cafeteria. there was a coach that saw it. he said he was on the scene within 30 seconds. >> what's the problem in the schools where if you can't go through a day without shooting, fighting, beating up on each other? >> no just easy answer how you fix this thing but i got to give the kid credit saying, hey, look, can we do something about this? >>> this woman has a ticket to hear the president speak. only one little problem. >> when she gets there, the security gate has already closed. >> and she's not having it. >> i deserve to see my president! >> see how this one ends on "right this minute." >>> and the latest tech craze, gloves. >> he is maneuvering just using his hands and his inch ifs. >> it's cool. >> see what these digits can do, next. [ dog growls, barks ] bring your dog to work day... not our best idea. are better than others. that was fast! thank you. >>> we've brought up the movie minority report a few times on the sho
they can circumvent prostitution laws. if you're the winning bidder, you have to go through an std tes test, andearing a condom is compulsory. as of monday night, the highest bid was $190,000. alex is not doing as well. >> women aren't exactly jumping on the opportunity of having sex with a virgin. >> i'm a virgin, and now i'm 20 years old. i'm not ashamed of this anymore. >> that's really awkward. >> are you sure we're not getting dooped here? >> this could be a grand hoax, but they claim it's for real. >> this is sick on so many levels. >> you knock two things out though. you lose your virginity and join the mile high club. >>> if there's one thing we've learned on the show from watching so many videos, it's that if they're around, be quiet. this video is spreading all over the internet. this bear came for a little visit at the home of these people. not the bear you would want to mess with. >> no, no, no. >> the bear you just want to let do his thing. >> but they're getting closer and closer, and they're not indoors. >> the guy zooms in on the bear just to show us how close he is. >> from
that we're talking about, can't make dixes about what treatments are given. that's prohibited in the law. let's go back to what governor romney indicated, that under his plan, he would be able to cover people with pre-existing conditions. well, actually, governor, that isn't what your plan does, what your plan does is to duplicate what is already the law. if you are out of health insurance for three months, then you can end up getting continuous coverage and insurance company can't deny you if it's been under 90 days. but that's already the law. and that doesn't help the millions of people out there with pre-existing conditions. there's a reason why governor romney set up the plan that he did in massachusetts. it wasn't a government takeover of health care. it was the largest expansion of private insurance. but what it does say is that insurers, you have to take everybody. now, that also means that you've got more customers. but when governor romney says that he'll replace it with something, but can't detail how it will be, in fact, replaced and the reason he set up the system he did in
: the debate later turned to the president's health care law which romney says he will get rid of if elected. >> it cuts $716 billion from medicare to pay for it. i want to put that money back in medicare. it has killed jobs. >> reporter: but the president tried to bring it back to romney's own health care law which he says is quite similar. >> governor romney did a good thing working with democrats in the state to set up what is essentially the identical model. it hasn't destroyed jobs. >> reporter: there were few fireworks and there were even fewer surprises. both candidates were deliberate going through their policy points. rob, paula, at times that made it seem look they were more concerned with getting through their checklist than really connecting with voters watching at home. >> all right, karen. a moment when they were talking what programs would be cut. all of a sudden you heard sesame street, big bird, big bird started trending. tell us what happened? >> oh, yeah, don't let your kids hear this one. big bird is apparently on the chopping block in a mitt romney budget. he said there
are as million of women are getting access to free birth control under the president's health care law. >>> time for a check of the weather. and lynette is joining us and there's a lot going on. we have the festival in fells . and concert -- point and a concert as well. >> the pressure is on. >> i think i can do it especially if you start early like today. it's going to be fabulous. but going into saturday, still looking good. sunday is going to be the day with the wet weather coming in here. but let's travel to the airport this morning. and we are looking at clear skies and the temperature at 61. and sunrise at 7:07 this morning. and we don't have any type of visibility issues whatsoever. we are dealing with dry air with that dew point coming in at 55 degrees right now. and as the kids head out to the bus stop you can take a jacket or a sweater. but we are feeling cool with the temperature coming in at 59 degrees. and the afternoon is going to be nice and pleasant. yes, above average right around 81. they won't need the jacket when they come home. enjoy the day. let's check the abc2 timesaver t
: other big topics included medicare reform and the president's health care reform law. and while there wasn't a knockout punch from either side, some feel the president may have been too relaxed. >> he seems just a little bit detached at times. didn't want to be there. >> reporter: most agree romney led the debate. this first match-up could give him the boost he needed after lagging in many polls. >> knowing he's behind he needs to win and he fought that fight and stylistically he put the president on the defensive a number of time. >> reporter: the candidates are back on the trail today and the next big debate is next week when the vice presidential candidates go one-on-one. brandi hitt, abc news, denver. >> news around the nation this morning. >>> the mother and her five children jumped from a burning building when the flames trapped them inside. a camera was rolling the whole time and caught these terrifying moments. take a look at this. this happened in newark, new jersey, the family had just moved into the third floor apartment. the fire blocked the door so they had nothing
deserves to be treated the same under the law. etheridge also offered campaign donors a chance to meet with her back stage at an upcoming concert in bethesda. >>> five things you may want to know as you leave the house this morning, millionaires are cashing in on it, unemployment benefits. according to a new report, more than 2000 millionaires collected unemployment checks in 2008 to 2009. now, the study shows that cutting these benefits could save the country $20 million over the next 10 years. >>> american airlines has inspected planes and seats on several 757 airliners. they said the problem was an improperly installed clamp. pilots are expected to authorize a strike taking place earlier this week. >>> is a smaller version of the ipad going to be released anytime soon? an investor tells fortune magazine yes. the unveiling of the eight-inch screen tablets go on sale october 10th. >>> so we use them in school, but textbooks may soon become history themselves. the secretary of education arne duncan wants printed books to be phases out within 10 years. he says the move is necessary
last june upholding president obama's health care law. >>> overseas now to afghanistan and a stark reminder tonight of the human cost of war. an attack at a checkpoint left two americans dead, one a serviceman. the 2,000th u.s. military death since the war began. muhammad lila is in the region tonight. >> reporter: some officials are describing this as a firefight between american troops and the very afghan soldiers they were working alongside. for reasons that aren't yet clear it appears as though there were some sort of confrontation at one of the many checkpoints american troops are often stationed at. there was an exchange of gunfire. at first the coalition called it an insider attack at the hands of afghan forces. but later they said the taliban might have been involved. now whatever the reason, the 2,000th american killed in afghanistan is certainly a very grim milestone. this comes just as we are days away from the 11-year anniversary of combat in afghanistan and there is another number to consider, 68,000 american troops are now in afghanistan increasingly under threat not
of violating federal laws in marketing and billing. the company will pay million in fines. similar claims, were settled with capital one and discover. >>> well a decorated philadelphia police officer is facing brutality charges after punching a woman attending a parade. the confrontation was captured on video sunday. it is going to happen on the left side of the screen. after the puerto rican day parade. the lieutenant seen on video hitting the mother of three so far in the face, it knock herd to the ground and left her bleeding. >> this happened, somebody hit me. and that's it. >> i'm not so sure the level of force that he used was appropriate for the situation. but again, that is yet to be determined. and they will do a full investigation. >> well, anna guzman was cited for disorderly conduct for throwing beer. the video apparently shows it was thrown by the man behind her. lieutenant josie has been with the force for nearly 20 years. now on administrative duty. still, even if she had, there is really no excuse for, for, for that sort of retaliation. >> hard to watch. hopefully get to the bot
in law. she said, "we would be so lucky." >> she is fantastic. i love her. >> you know nothing about me, but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> kids are bullying do not let them bring you down. stand up for what you believe in. go with your heart. go with your gut. >> amazing what goes down in the course of a week, huh. >> fascinating to watch. >> and finally, we know why we are up at this hour. sometimes we wonder y'all are up awake. >> that's right. we have been asking you to tweet us your pictures showing us what you are doing at this hour. >> within reason. >> within reason. here is one sent in by alex, clearly watching our show, but he is not alone. rambo. we see here. a yorkie. watching as well. >> thanks for the ratings. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing
the attacks of 9/11. so law enforcement on every level could share intelligence. but senate investigators say those centers have done nothing to stop terror plots. >>> american airlines says wrongly installed clamps and not sabotage caused seats to become loose on three flights. those seats and everything from the smell of smoke to landing gear issues have forced american flights to divert offcourse. pilots can finally resume contract negotiations today. >>> for the fourth-consecutive year the u.s. birthrate has dropped. experts say the economy is forcing couples to think twice about having kids. there's encouraging news. beer sales are up for the first time in four years. that means americans, particularly young men, may be starting to feel better about their finances. if there is a bridge to be made between the last two stories, we'll be digging into that in the days ahead. i'm sure. >>> scottie was -- he's going yeah, yeah. >> what do you think, scottie? >> i'm doing my part. >> we thank you for your service. >> the economy's off to a robust recovery. >>> how about "pop news"? >> i don't k
a court decision in pennsylvania today. a judge expected to rule whether a law requiring voters to show a photo i.d. is, in fact, constitutional. >>> and a philadelphia police lieutenant under investigation after punching a woman in the face. the video you see here from the puerto rican day parade, shows the lieutenant striking a woman so hard, she falls to the ground bleeding. police claims she threw beer at them. we'll hear more about this. >>> finally, what every folicly-challenged fella has been waiting to hear. i should recuse myself from this story. a new study finds pursuit folks, like bruce willis, not only appear tougher and more powerful than more men, they're seen as taller and better leaders. >> and cuter. >> guys like patrick stewart, are masculine enough to take on the cable company, as we recently reported. the study did find the guys with full, lustrous hair are found to be more attractive. >> i thought they were going to go with your husband, mark there. >> i keep waiting for him to go all, and go willis. what can i say? >> as far as america knows. >> a little off. a li
this half-hour. >> leindsay lohan's latest. what would monday morning be without a brush with the law for lilo. only this time she says she is the victim of the crime and not perpetrator. >> an interesting one. you will enjoy it. >>> don't go in the water, a new threat at some of the nation's lakes, not as harmless as it might look. >> that was a foul story. don't want to go anywhere near the water. and can be deadly as well. >>> in power and offline. how some well known and powerful people don't use e-mail. could you survive without e-mail? >> can't imagine how you would do it. using snail mail and making phone calls. >> i could go without it. i would text everybody. my e-mails are short to the point. >> i am all about the text. i don't want to talk to anybody. happy birthday. >> will you talk to them? >> yes. >>> first on this monday, with just two days you mentioned earlier until the first presidential debate. our new poll out shows president obama way ahead in the expectations game. >> in our abc news/"washington post" poll, 63% of registered voters, a two to one margin expect pr
that kuchar had punk'd him. >> i knew it. >> reporter: but law enforcement say wednesday's incident is no laughing matter. >> it's a very dangerous thing to do. police show up and they have a -- they believe they have a bad guy. and someone gets shot. >> reporter: unlike "punk'd" these are real cops with real bullets. a volatile situation where someone could get hurt. >>> now, to an update on a story we brought you yesterday on "good morning america." local tv anchor jennifer livingston is fighting back after a viewer criticized her weight. now, the man behind that hurtful e-mail is speaking out. and he is not backing down. jennifer has received support from our own abc station, wxow in lacrosse, wisconsin. and linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: it was the e-mail that sparked national outrage. >> it reads as follows. surely, you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. >> reporter: and this morning, the man behind it finally has a face, with two bulging biceps to match. his name is kenneth krause. the viewer that took j
drinking is against the law. that leads to a dilemma. what would you do if you saw an adult buying alcohol for a teenager? the legal drinking age is 21 in this country. john quinones asks that question in an episode of "what would you do?" >> as fathers and mothers, we try to be the cool mom or dad because we want our kids and their friends to like us. but how much is too much? what if you see that cool dad in a liquor store, stocking up for the kids' house party? we wanted to find out what people will do if they see one of these dads in action, buying alcohol for his underaged child. >> you're going to fit right in. we need vodka. >> we don't need vodka, dad. i don't want to go overboard. >> grab a little soda, too. >> reporter: this woman enters the store and immediately takes notice of father and son. and it doesn't take long for blanche to react. >> you can't buy that. that's underaged drinking. you cannot buy it. >> it's going to be at my house. >> you'll be the one arrested. you can't sell this to him. you know it's wrong. you can't sell it to him. and i'm going to stay here. all cal
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